Volunteer Cleanup


Event Details

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  • Categories: Texas Pool Events

Join us at The Texas Pool on Friday, May 7th for #SpringCleaning to help prepare our historic pool for the upcoming season!
Tasks include:
  • Spring Clean Up and preparation for upcoming swim season
  • Painting
  • Fixing fence board
  • Participate in Light Preservation Tasks like (bring your own tools)
  • Gardening
  • Cleaning Office
**Additional Details**
Location & Parking: The Historic Texas Pool located (901 Springbrook Dr Plano, TX 75075). The Texas Pool is located within a residential area near Plano Parkway & Alma. When you arrive, you can park on the street directly in front of the pool. Please make sure not to block the fire lane.
When You Arrive: We’ll have the gate open, just walk into the pool area and sign-in & sign the onsite waiver. We’ll start on 8:30 AM, but the gate will be open at 8:15 AM!
Don’t Forget: Wear close-toed shoes/boots, bring gardening gloves, bring your personal mask (*we will be outside and socially distanced and if you are comfortable removing it you can considering your distance from the next person).
Extra Stuff: Kids 12 years old & up, spouses, friends, and other awesome helpers are always welcomed! Bring them along!
Important Info to Communicate: We’ll have tasks like gardening, inventory, wear & tear, sweeping, picking up litter and tidying. At the time of check-in, please communicate if you have any physical restrictions so that we can accommodate you.
Snacks & Water provided!
The Line-Up:
8:30 AM Welcome & Safety Orientation conducted at the start of both shifts Start of Shift Let’s Get Busy! You will be given an assignment, guidance and support for your task Please plan to stay for a minimum of 2 hours. All volunteers that help, receive a guest pass to swim in the pool during the 2021 – 2022 season.
**Due to current recent construction at the pool, we will not be able to access certain areas. The site is safe to access.
If you have any additional questions, please email irum.jones@gmail.com. We thank you in advance for the willingness to help! See you on 5/7! Volunteers will be onsite from 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM.
Fun Facts About the Texas Pool…
Listed in the National Register of Historic Places
Historic 168,000-gallon saltwater pool shaped like Texas!
Oldest Texas Shaped pool in the whole wide-world!
In 2018 – DFW residents voted that they would rather swim at The Texas Pool than attend the Justin Timberlake concert!
American Idol Ron Bultongez stopped by The Texas Pool on July 4th and serenaded a crowd of over 500 pool-goers! It was the largest unplanned concert in Plano!
Mermaids & Pirates are often spotted at the pool!
Cherokee Nation Certified Artist murals are located inside the pool
We are a Pokestop!
Dinosaur tracks were found a few feet away from the pool!
The Texas Pool has been featured in over 500+ media outlets globally as a landmark to identify Texas including Comedy Central with Trevor Noah!
One of the most recognizable Plano landmarks is The Texas Pool!
The Texas Pool provides outreach services for other non-profits for fundraising, sponsoring families, providing a swim day to celebrate underserved communities & recipients